Category Archives: Vegetarianism

Burgermeister

My decreasingly-fat foodie friend mentioned in his recent blog post that he was really missing butter, and that got me thinking about what I miss as a part-time vegetarian.  The list is, slightly surprisingly, not all that long.  Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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Into the Valley

We are pushy parents – we recognised and reconciled ourselves to this long ago, but it does help our cause that our eldest is a very bright spark indeed.  My wife, until fairly recently, worked for an education-based company that … Continue reading

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Robbed

I was all set this week to write about the usurious Warwick Castle after a pleasant but costly recent day out there with friends, but Madame Tussauds has been spared the brunt of my ire. The company’s unlikely saviour is … Continue reading

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Back to school

Common knowledge has it that you leave school at 16, or 18, or 21, at least in the UK.  Once you’ve done your GCSEs, or A-levels, or dossed around for three years and gotten a degree and become sub-prime in … Continue reading

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Meat is murder

I had the unexpected pleasure of watching the World Cup final uninterrupted by my children’s bedtime a couple of weeks ago.  Admittedly the quality of the football on show was, shall we say, less than the Total Football we’d like … Continue reading

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Lonesome night

My job occasionally causes me to spend the night away from home.  I try to avoid doing this often – once a month is about right for me, as I’m determined not to be a stay-away father through the formative … Continue reading

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